The New Deal: Domestic Policies (5)

Choose the correct word for each question.

This federal agency, established in 1935, enforced laws against unfair labor practices.
As FDR's Secretary of Labor, she was the first woman ever appointed to a presidential Cabinet position.
Sometimes known as the "Magna Carta of Labor," this law guaranteed unions the right of collect bargaining.
This New Deal agency, created in 1933, established a set of rules, or codes, for doing business in different industries. It was later declared unconstitutional in 1935.
This New Deal agency helped end speculation by the banking industry and guaranteed all bank deposits up to a certain amount, even if the bank failed.
This colorful Louisiana Senator started the "share the wealth" movement.
This law established the minimum wage and maximum work hours for many workers.
This New Deal program provided cheap electrical power for U. S. farmers.
This federal agency, established in 1934, regulates the stock market and prevents the abuses practiced during the 1920s that led to the Great Crash in 1929.
He wrote the book, The Grapes of Wrath, in 1939 which portrayed the plight of an "Okie" family during the Dust Bowl.
This Catholic priest made radio broadcasts denouncing the New Deal even though he was an earlier supporter of FDR.
The New Deal government agency that paid subsidies to farmers to reduce the acreage of basic crops which would increase prices and, hopefully, increase farm incomes.
This law stated that no federal officials could campaign and that no government funds could be used for political purposes.
A critic of FDR's, this doctor proposed that everyone 60 years of age or older should get $200 a month as long as they spent it within 30 days.
Headed by Harry Hopkins, FDR's personal friend and political advisor, this New Deal agency had $3 billion to give to states that needed money for welfare payments or for work projects.
It was during this period that many New Deal programs were forced through an overwhelmingly Democratically-controlled Congress.
This was created to build schools, libraries, and cultural centers. It also employed musicians, writers, and painters as part of the Federal Arts Project.
This 1933 law eased the tight credit situation by permitting the Federal Reserve Bank to accept a wide variety of commercial paper as collateral for loans.
This economist was a proponent of deficit spending by the U. S. government in times of acute economic difficulties. His ideas influenced many New Dealers.
Headed by Harold Ickes, Sr., this New Deal government agency carried out many heavy construction projects by working through private construction firms. It helped relieve unemployment during the Depression.
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